Timeline: Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings
A recap of major attacks and since the Charlie Hebdo shootings in January 2015
Nearly 80 people were killed Friday when a truck ploughed into a crowd in the French Riviera resort of Nice during Bastille Day celebrations, the latest attack in a country still reeling from last year’s ISIS terror assaults.
More than a year ago, the journalism world was shocked when two men armed with Kalashnikov rifles storm the Paris offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people including eight cartoonists.
Just a month ago, police officer Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, and his companion, Jessica Schneider, 36, are killed at their home in Magnanville, west of Paris, by Larosssi Abballa, 25.
Here is a recap of major attacks and since the Charlie Hebdo shootings in January 2015.
Who was Bastille Day truck attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel?Police shot the driver dead after he drove the truck two kilometres (1.3 miles) through a crowd along the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais World News
France’s Bastille Day terror: 84 killed so farAt least 80 people were killed and scores injured when a heavy truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice World News
Social media users relate Nice terror to Bastille Day - the movieBastille Day, starring Idris Elba, centers around a young con-artist and former CIA agent embarking on an anti-terrorist mission in France Variety
When vehicles become weapons of terrorTruck smashed into revelers celebrating Bastille Day, killing at least 84 and injuring scores as its ploughed two km through the crowd Features